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BALatin American Studies with Business Management

University of Essex
United Kingdom, Colchester
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Overview

Latin America is one of the most densely fascinating and complex areas of the world. Home to a rich diversity of indigenous people, as well as some of the world’s fastest growing economies, greatest environmental challenges, and richest cultural traditions, Latin America as an area of study that will surprise you, challenge you, and broaden your horizons.

Our course gives you the opportunity to study the unique combination of Latin America and management. Based within our Centre for Interdisciplinary Studies in the Humanities (CISH), you also have a broad mix of humanities and social science topics to choose from, including modules covering history, sociology, literature, film, philosophy, and art history.

You also add a language to your portfolio, through either learning Spanish from scratch or developing existing skills in Spanish and/or Brazilian Portuguese to a high level.

Essex has more start-up businesses than any other county in the UK. We teach you to take control of your career in business and create ideas, products and services with real value.

With our global understanding of business in established and developing markets, you’ll have the best foundation for your future career.

Programme structure

Year 1

Introduction to Management and Marketing
Introduction to Contemporary Latin America
Introduction to Latin American History: From 16th Century Conquest to 19th Century Modernization
Co-Curricular Employability Module (Year 1)
Advanced Spanish (optional)
Spanish / Italian / Romanian to Portuguese Conversion (optional)

Year 2

Organisational Behaviour
Business Strategy
Social Entrepreneurs, Sustainability and Community Action (optional)
Advanced Portuguese (optional)
Proficiency Level Spanish (optional)
America: Centres and Margins, Borders and Boundaries (optional)

Final year

Leadership in Organisations
Human Resource Management
Mastery Level Spanish (optional)
Final Year Dissertation (optional)
Advanced Portuguese (optional)

Career opportunities

As a graduate in Latin American Studies, your year abroad will have developed your confidence, independence, maturity and other invaluable life skills. Fluency in the Spanish or Portuguese language opens up exciting career paths around the world. An understanding of business in a global context will also be invaluable for a wide range of employers.

This provides excellent preparation for areas which might include international development organisations, banking, branches of the Civil Service, journalism, tourism and non-governmental agencies, arts administration, translation and interpreting, as well as various other professions.

Our recent graduates have gone on to work for a wide range of organisations including:

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office
The BBC
Human rights organisations
Development NGOs
International law firms

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States